Taxpayers’ arrears to the state totaled 101.6 bln euros in February

Taxpayers’ arrears to the Greek state amounted to 101.6 billion euros in February, up 2.013 billion of which 1.908 billion euros were overdue taxes, official figures showed on Monday.

In the January-February period, new tax arrears totaled 2.6 billion euros of which 1.0 billion was tax debt by 26 taxpayers (individuals or corporate).

The old tax arrears (created up to December 31, 2017) was 98.340 billion euros, while the new tax arrears was 2.779 billion euros so far this year, an increase of 2.013 billion euros. Tax authorities have imposed obligatory debt collection measures to 1,088,696 taxpayers by the end of February.